Animation in Utah

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Schools Offering Animation Programs in Utah


Around 0.1% of Utah's graduates graduate from animation degree programs every year. That means an estimated 47 animators graduate from Utah's 5 animation schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Utah that has a animation program is Brigham Young University. Brigham Young University, which was ranked 56th in the country in 2010, is located in Provo. 19 students graduated with a degree in animation from Brigham Young University in 2010. The tuition rate at Brigham Young University was $4,420 per year.

The second-ranked school in Utah with a animation program is ITT Technical Institute-Murray, which is located in Salt Lake City. In 2010, it was ranked 76th nationwide. 20 students graduated with degree in animation from ITT Technical Institute-Murray in 2010. Tuition at ITT Technical Institute-Murray was $18,048 per year.

Salt Lake Community College, which was ranked 76th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Utah that has a animation program. It is located in Salt Lake City. In 2010, 8 students graduated from Salt Lake Community College animation program. Salt Lake Community College charged in-state students $2,932 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Tuition at Utah's animation schools ranges from $18,048 per year to $2,932 per year. But, the average tuition is $10,722 per year. In 2010, the animation schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Utah were:

  1. ITT Technical Institute-Murray - located in Salt Lake City, students are charged $18,048 per year
  2. The Art Institute of Salt Lake City - located in Draper, students are charged $17,488 per year
  3. Brigham Young University - located in Provo, students are charged $4,420 per year

The animation schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Utah were:

  1. Salt Lake Community College - located in Salt Lake City, students are charged $2,932 per year
  2. Brigham Young University - located in Provo, students are charged $4,420 per year
  3. The Art Institute of Salt Lake City - located in Draper, students are charged $17,488 per year

An animation degree from an Utah school... what next?

The highest percentage of animation graduates in Utah pursue careers as an animator. Utah had 220 animators in 2010. The largest populations of Utah animators are working in the following counties:

  1. Salt Lake County - 140 animators
  2. Juab County

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of animators in the state of Utah will grow to 760. This would require a 20% growth in the profession.

Salary

An animator in Utah makes an average of $52,370 per year. However, Utah animators earned anywhere in the range from as less than $25,880 per year to more than $83,640 per year in 2010. The following counties in Utah have the highest average salaries for animators:

  1. Salt Lake County - $54,610 per year
  2. Juab County - $49,100 per year

An animator in the following counties in Utah make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Juab County - $49,100 per year
  2. Salt Lake County - $54,610 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in animation in Utah and to compare salaries with various related fields such as computer animation or design, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Animation in Utah
  • Bachelor's Degree in Animation in Utah

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,360 miles from location Broadview University-Salt Lake City Salt Lake City UT n/a n/a n/a
7,364 miles from location Salt Lake Community College Salt Lake City UT 17.6641 n/a 34,966
7,356 miles from location Brigham Young University Provo UT 43.6667 77% 34,130
7,362 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Murray Salt Lake City UT 23.7459 100% 748
7,364 miles from location The Art Institute of Salt Lake City Draper UT 12.4212 100% 439
 

Curious what studying Animation gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Utah

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Graphic Designers + 2,210 $41,990 1.8%
2
Multimedia Artists and Animators + 220 $52,370 10.0%
3
Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators + 130 $39,750 8.3%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are animation related jobs in Utah